Globular jar



Hilton Price Number
HP3330
Current Location
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum Accession Number
66.99.24
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Vase
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Ruler
Amenhotep II
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Measurements
Height: 6 inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Vase, of elegant form, having the cartouche of āa-xeperu-Rā, Amenophis II., and Khemennu, the ancient name for Hermopolis, beneath it. H. 6in. Alabaster. XVIIIth dynasty. Thebes.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Link To Museum Catalogue

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/545894

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 14 Sep 2021

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